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  1. Kidney Stones - Medications

    Medicine you can buy without a prescription, such as nonsteroidal anti - inflammatories (NSAIDs), may relieve your pain. Your doctor can give you stronger pain medicine if needed. NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen (such as Motrin and Advil), and ketoprofe

  2. Topic Overview

    There are four main types of kidney stones. Calcium stones Nearly 80 out of 100 kidney stones (80%) are made of calcium compounds,especially calcium oxalate. 1 Calcium phosphate and other minerals also may be present. Conditions that cause high calcium levels in the body,such as hyperparathyroidism,increase the risk of calcium stones. High levels of oxalate also increase the risk for ...

  3. Penicillamine for Kidney Stones

    Drug details for Penicillamine for kidney stones.

  4. Kidney Stones - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I use extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for my kidney

  5. Medical History and Physical Exam for Kidney Stones

    Your first diagnosis of kidney stones often occurs when you are in great pain. Your doctor will ask a few questions and examine you before suggesting treatment. After you pass a stone, your doctor may give you another exam to find out if you are likely to have more stones in the future.All or some of the following questions may be asked at your initial and follow - up exams.Lifestyle questionsHow

  6. Kidney Stones - Treatment Overview

    Learn about treatment for kidney stones, including waiting for the stone to pass, taking pain medicine, or having a procedure to remove the stone.

  7. Understanding Kidney Stones -- the Basics

    Learn the basics about kidney stones from the experts at WebMD.

  8. Kidney Stone Analysis

    Kidney stone analysis is a test done on a kidney stone to determine its chemical makeup.

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